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PBS
Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
. congressman jesse jackson junior-- a democrat from illinois-- resigned from the house of representatives today. he had been on medical leave for treatment of bipolar disorder since june. jackson has also been under investigation for misuse of campaign funds and was facing a congressional ethics probe. he won re-election to the house in november. jackson's seat is now expected to be filled through a special election. mortgage rates in the u.s. fell to record lows this week-- helping to boost home sales. the average 30-year loan rate dropped to 3.3%, the lowest on record since records began in 1971. on wall street today stocks moved slightly higher ahead of the thanksgiving holiday. the dow jones industrial average gained 48 points to close under 12,837. the nasdaq rose nearly ten points to close above 2,926. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and more now on the mid east story. will the cease fire reached today between israel and hamas, hold? and what about longer-term, more difficult issues between the two sides? ray suarez picks it up. >> suarez: i'm jo
PBS
Nov 23, 2012 3:00pm PST
to domestic politics in last couple of minutes. this week saw the resignation of congressman jesse jackson jr. he resigned citing health preans wean he's been treated for bipolar disorder. he said he's under federal investigation. he came in with all kinds of promise. this seems to be the end of a career. >> yeah, he did, and i liked him. i thought he was an able legislator. elected in 1995. he was only 30 when he came in, went on the appropriations committee. and moved beyond his father's shadow. was involved in bringing clean water to his own community, and scholarships and funding for preparatory schools. he did something beyond what was predicted for him. but he got-- he got sucked up in one of the terrible scandals, not simply illinois. when a governor, especially a corrupt governor like rock blagojevich, wants to apont a united states senator and the bidding and auction gets in, and he allowed himself, apparently-- seemed to-- become involved in the auctioning of that seat to replace barack obama. and the irony is that nobody has moved, jeffrey, from a congressional black district overw
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
is under way into a deadly plane crash in jackson, mississippi. a police officer says it looked like the single engine piper was sputtering out of fuel when it went down in a neighborhood just after takeoff. three people on board died. one person in the home that it hit suffered minor injuries. >>> computer security software pioneer john mcphee is in hiding. -- mcafee is in hiding. he is called a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor. but friends say he's innocence and believe police will kill him if they find him. >>> people in northern australia didn't see the sunrise this morning. instead she got to witness a total solar eclipse. the moon passed between the earth and the sun creating a 95- mile wide shadow over part of the southern hemisphere. people gathered around beaches to watch the eclipse. >> amazing. >>> get ready for lots of angry d.c. parents. that after the school's chancellor announced her proposed school closings. we'll have details coming up at 5:41. >> davey johnson reacts to winning manager of the year. >> howard has details on a possible coastal storm in
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 10:00am EST
purpose does the gentlewoman from texas rise? ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman from texas is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: i thank the distinguished gentleman. let me say good morning and wish america a wonderful season but more importantly, i hope everyone had a blessed thanksgiving, and that is what i'd like to speak about. this whole idea of giving thanks and recognizing where we are today. before i start that, very briefly, let me encourage my colleagues to join me in supporting the congressional gold medal mulawa. we fail to recognize children. she was a little girl in pakistan who was willing to stand up to the taliban to say we too deserve education. she is being promoted as person of the year. i hope congress will celebrate her as well. i mention thanksgiving and i believe it's important to focus on that. i ask my colleagues to gather their wits about them, to gather their wits as we reflect on what will approach us in january of 2013. it not be the declin
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